D.J. Swearinger has Grown Into a Player the Arizona Cardinals can Trust

The Texans cast off is one of the heroes of a resurgent Arizona Cardinals defense. There was not much fanfare regarding the mid-season pickup of D.J. Swearinger. He was a guy cut loose by the Houston Texans because of on the field issues as well as being a knucklehead, from one Battle Red Blog writer: “He was released for being a bad teammate and an all-around liability on the...
Via Revenge of the Birds
24 minutes ago

Bruce Arians jokes about tying one on following tie game

Bruce Arians is an old-school coach who never hesitates to cut right to the heart of the matter when discussing difficult circumstances. He’s also hilarious. As you’re likely aware, the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks finished Sunday night’s snore-fest of a game in a 6-6 overtime tie. Addressing the situation on Tuesday after having a day to cool off, Arians joked...
Via Sportsnaut
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Arizona Cardinals Long Snapper Mike Leach has fun with Twitter Trolls

What happens when you try, but troll the wrong famous person? It cannot be fun when a famous person has the same name as you, but that is probably less true when you are a well known, I know better than to call a long snapper famous, NFL player that has ties to the state where most of the name calling is coming from. Mike Leach, former NFL and Arizona Cardinals long snapper has...
Via Revenge of the Birds
15 hours ago

Cardinals' Arians: 'I think we're a very good football team'

TEMPE, Ariz. -- In the aftermath of a strange game loaded with "what if" scenarios, Arizona Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was asked if there was anything he learned about his team."Oh yeah," he said after reviewing video of the game. "I think we're a very good football team. I'm very confident of that. ... Mentally our football team is very, very resilient. It's a long journey to...
Via Associated Press
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals: 3 changes that need to happen

The Arizona Cardinals still have enough season to make a great run but changes need to happen Normally a 3-3-1 record would not be a reason to panic.  Although this is the Arizona Cardinals record after seven games, it still isn’t time to panic but it may be time to make a few changes. This […] Arizona Cardinals: 3 changes that need to happen - Raising Zona - Raising Zona -...
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1 day ago

WATCH: Randy Moss kicks a 28-yard FG in dress shoes

Prior to Monday Night’s game between the Houston Texans and Denver Broncos, some members of ESPN’s crew decided to take the field and try some field goals. Randy Moss lined up in his dress clothes and nice shoes from 28 yards away. If either the Arizona Cardinals or Seattle Seahawks had him on Sunday night, that game would not have ended in a tie. .@RandyMoss nailed two 28...
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Arizona Cardinals free agent to-do list for 2017

Arizona Cardinals current players already making a case to be retained in 2017 It’s true that the Arizona Cardinals are not even through half of their 2016 schedule yet. Probably way to early to start thinking about next year’s roster. But you can bet that the Cards’ front office has already begun their evaluations. Their […] Arizona Cardinals free agent to-do list for 2017...
Via Raising Zona
1 day ago

Cardinals WR Jaron Brown out for season with torn ACL

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Jaron Brown tore an ACL in Sunday night's 6-6 tie with Seattle and is out for the remainder of the season. Coach Bruce Arians confirmed the injury at his Monday news conference. Brown has 11 receptions for 187 yards and a touchdown this season and is one of the best players on special teams. An undrafted rookie out of Clemson...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tyrann Mathieu irritated over lack of offense for Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals need to get this ship righted in short order. If that doesn’t happen, Bruce Arians’ squad faces the real possibility of sitting at home when the playoffs come calling. Following a horrendous overall offensive showing in a 6-6 tie against the Seattle Seahawks, it’s readily apparent that some members of the Cardinals are not happy with what they’re seeing...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals K Chandler Catanzaro: ‘No excuse’ for OT miss

There is no excuse for missing a game-winning field goal from only 24 yards away, so Arizona Cardinals kicker Chandler Catanzaro didn’t try and offer one. “I just missed it,” Catanzaro said, via Josh Weinfuss of ESPN. “No excuse. Just came out of it a little too fast. Didn’t stay in it. No excuse for those. The team played their tails off, but I have to move past it as...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Not-so special teams force Cardinals to settle for miraculous tie

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Seattle's Stephen Hauschka and Arizona's Chandler Catanzaro missed short field goals that would have won the game in overtime and the Seahawks and Cardinals settled for a 6-6 tie Sunday night.Hauschka's 27-yard field goal was wide left with seven seconds left after Catanzaro's 24-yarder bounced off the left upright.The tie was the Cardinals' first since Dec. 7...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Arians upset referees missed call on blocked field goal

Sunday night's game between the Cardinals and Seahawks was pretty much a stinkfest, but that won't stop Arizona head coach Bruce Arians from complaining about a missed call. The Cardinals attempted a 39-yard field goal early in the second quarter when the game was scoreless. The kick was blocked by Seattle's Bobby Wagner, who hurdled the center and went right up the middle. But...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cardinals, Seahawks trade missed chip shot OT field goals in worst game ever

Oh my god. The Cardinals-Seahawks Sunday Night Football game was the worst football game I’ve ever seen. Not just the worst NFL game. The worst FOOTBALL game. At any level. It ended, in a tie, deservedly so. Even if the final score said one team had more points, there were no winners. So it’s only fair it ends in a tie. And not even a tie of double-digit points. A 6-6 tie....
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Huh? Bizarre Seahawks-Cardinals game ends in 6-6 tie

Oh. My. Goodness.Fans who stayed up to watch the Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals game were treated, or whatever the opposite of treated it, to the wildest, wackiest, worst football game of the season, one which went to overtime at 3-3, was somehow extended by two field goals on the first possessions of overtime, saw both teams blow chip-shot victories in the final minutes...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Palmer active, but no John Brown against Seahawks

No surprise after Friday’s news, but wide receiver John Brown won’t play tonight against the Seahawks because of his leg issues stemming from a sickle-cell problem. I think there is optimism Brown will be back at some point. When that is is an unknown for now. Coach Bruce Arians said the team was working on a solution. Short-term, a game off makes sense. Other than that, an expected...
Via Word from the Birds
2 days ago

McDonough rips NFL officiating, blames it for ratings decline

The Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets did not exactly put on a great show Monday night, and the officiating didn’t help. Head official Jerome Boger and his crew threw a whopping 19 penalty flags, making the game — which was never close — extremely hard to watch. Ratings have been down across the NFL this year, and games like that won’t help. Sean McDonough, who has replaced...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cardinals’ D.J. Swearinger destroys receiver, gets INT on same drive

For those who say football’s new safety rules have presented a weak prospect, I present to you D.J. Swearinger. The Arizona Cardinals’ defensive back put a ridiculously hard hit on New York Jets wide receiver Charone Peake during Monday night’s game at University of Phoenix Stadium. As you can see by the hit, it was hard — and legal. The ESPN crew — Sean McDonough and...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Johnson burns Jets for 58 yard TD run

The Arizona Cardinals and David Johnson didn’t waste very much time getting down to business on Monday Night Football against the New York Jets. Watch David Johnson wait for the hole to open and then he’s gone! David Johnson's patience is unbelievable.This is the longest TD run of his career... 58 YARDS! #MNF #NYJvsAZ — NFL (@NFL) October 18, 2016
Via This Given Sunday
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cardinals’ Peterson warms up in a dinosaur suit before MNF

A 2-3 start doesn’t seem to have stopped the Arizona Cardinals from having fun ahead of their Monday night game against the New York Jets. As members of the Cardinals began to take the field prior to their primetime matchup, one player stood out amongst the rest. That was Arizona cornerback Patrick Peterson, who came out on the field and ran around in a dinosaur costume. Peterson...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals DE Campbell developing sitcom with CBS based on his life

Calais Campbell isn’t just a star Pro Bowl defensive end for the Arizona Cardinals, notching two sacks and a safety five games into the 2016 NFL season. He’s also now an executive producer in the TV business with a project in development at CBS. Campbell’s life story is the inspiration for The Whole Nine, a multi-camera sitcom about a pro football player who buys a house in...
Via Awful Announcing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson Palmer cleared to return, expected to play in Week 6

The Arizona Cardinals will return quarterback Carson Palmer for Week 6. According to Cardinals vice president of media relations Mark Dalton, Palmer has been cleared to return to practice after going through the concussion protocol. Cards QB Carson Palmer & LB Kevin Minter - both in concussion protocol - have officially been cleared to return & will practice tomorrow...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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